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Created: 20 Feb 2013 • Updated: 20 Feb 2013 | 11 comments
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 Bonjour je dipose de Symantec endpoint protection manager intaller sur mon serveur. depuis ce matin mes utilisateurs n'arrivent plus à travailler car le disque local C: est plein. Le fichiers  "sem5.log" du répertoire "C:\programme(x86)\symantec\symantec endpoint protection manager\db\sem5.log"

a désormais une taille 93 ​735 111 ko. Comment régler ce problème?

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_Brian's picture

What version of SEP?

There was a bug that caused this in an older version of 12.1. You may need to upgrade to fix

See similar threads here:

You can also use the instructions by Manish to remove

Ashish-Sharma's picture

Check this artical


Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installation folder is taking a lot of space using version 12.1



Article:TECH165320 | Created: 2011-07-22 | Updated: 2012-08-26 | Article URL

Shrink the DB



Check this thread

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma



yvessym's picture

version endpoint protection 12.1

_Brian's picture

Your best bet is to upgrade to the latest version if you can.

I have the same issue so I created a script to run as a nightly job to delete this file. The script is:

net stop semsrv
net stop SQLANYs_sem5
attrib -r "C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\db\sem5.log"
del "C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\db\sem5.log"
net start SQLANYs_sem5
net start semsrv

But like I said, best course of action is to upgrade to latest version

yvessym's picture

Merci mais une mise à niveau ne va pas poser un problème de licence?

Pourrais-je? en savoir plus sur le script? ou l'executer?


_Brian's picture

As long as you already have a license it should carry over

I simply opened a txt file and added the lines for the script and saved it as delete_sem5.bat and ran from the desktop on the SEPM. I've attached it so you can take a look


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yvessym's picture


Vous etes un génie vraiment merci. c'est ok pour le fichiers log.

Pour ce qui est des licenses j'ai reçus les coffrés et le cd d'installation symantec 12.1 entreprises mais depuis 2 mois mon fournisseur n'arrive pas me remettre la clé d'activation!!!!!!!!!!! 

_Brian's picture

Glad to help :)

yvessym's picture

Bonjour désolé de revenir mais depuis ce matin j'arrive plus a me logger sur mon compte symantec manager. j'ai déja éssayer 5 fois toujours rien.

yvessym's picture

une fois le service symantec endpoitn manager arreté. J'arrive toujours pas à supprimer le fichiers log j'ai un message qui me dit qu'il est occuper par une autre application

_Brian's picture

The script will automatically delete it. There is no manual work needed.